Digital Media in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan digital media market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
The digital media market consists of revenues generated by legal downloads or streaming of media content, including music, video, and books. Sales are recognised in the country where the download is delivered. Values are calculated at retail price including all applicable taxes. Video segment in the European area excludes revenue from live event, sport and adult content. All currency conversions are carried out at constant annual average 2016 exchange rates.
The Japanese digital media market had total revenues of $2,414.7m in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% between 2012 and 2016.
The books segment was the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total revenues of $1,105.8m, equivalent to 45.8% of the market's overall value.
Businesses and marketing professionals in Japan have typically placed far more importance on traditional media, often neglecting online distribution. However, this needs to change as the shift to greater digital media consumption continues.
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